Calamagrostis nutkaensis

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Pacific Reedgrass (Calamagrostis nutkaensis): Common rhizomatous grass of estuary meadows and of Sitka spruce dominated headlands.

Suprisingly few collections mostly from the far southern portion of the region. Also from Port Snettisham and Lisianski Inlet.

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Other References

  • Muller: gen; meadows, open forest, common
  • Hall 2010: "Wet places, exposed outer coastal areas. Common."
  • Skinner, et al 2012: "Native grass of the Aleutian Islands and coastal forests of Southcentral and Southeastern Alaska. Often found on fresh and salt water sand dunes and beaches.

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